Bentley Bentayga is fit for a queen
Nick Gibbs is UK Correspondent at Automotive News Europe.
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Bentley has held the first Bentagya which will roll off its production-line in Crewe, England, for Queen Elizabeth, CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer told Automotive News Europe in the sport utility vehicle's unveiling throughout the Frankfurt auto-show Tuesday.
The United Kingdom-based auto-maker did not supply a worth for the Queen's Bentayga, but the beginning cost is 229,000 lbs ($352,000) for the constrained-run First-Edition variations. Only 500 First Edition versions will likely be sold. Next, the Bentayga will begin at 160,200 lbs in the United Kingdom.
The Queen has taken Bentleys before, and frequently attends state functions in a-one-off limo constructed by the firm in 2002. That vehicle has A - 400-hp, V8 motor. The 1 2-cylinder Bentayga will provide 608 hp along with a top rate of 301kph (187 miles per hour).
The Queen nevertheless drives and this yr was photographed behind the wheel of a Jaguar X Type station-wagon on her estate in Windsor, near London.
In the event the 87-year old monarch finds it almost impossible to get involved with the Bentayga, she could possess some electrical folding measures added at an expense of about 2,000 lbs.
That's one of the unique choices which is on the Bentayga. Another is only one of priciest choices to get a auto: a Breitling Tourbillon clock which can be embedded to the dash for 110,000 lbs.
Duerheimer states the Bentayga's first-year creation of a bit more than 3,600 automobiles is out of stock. He intends to raise the sport utility vehicle's yearly output to meet demand.
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